The table below looks at the statistics for STL skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited STL over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Standard Template Library (STL)
Rank 340 375 340
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -35
Contract jobs citing STL 80 52 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.37% 0.23% 0.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.07% 0.70% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 29 58
Median daily rate £575 £588 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.12% -2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £485 £525
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £725 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -
STL
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7480 7395 7164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.83% 32.91% 30.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5645 5601 5459
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £576 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 41 33
Median hourly rate £45.00 £26.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.07% -29.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £22.62 £17.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £70.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

STL
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing STL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

STL Jobs Demand Trend in London

STL
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing STL across the London region.

STL Daily Rate Trend in London

STL
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing STL across the London region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

STL Daily Rate Histogram in London

STL
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing STL across the London region.

STL Hourly Rate Trend in London

STL
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing STL within the London region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -7 12 £650 +4.00% 4
Hillingdon - 4 £375 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
STL
England

STL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing STL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for STL.

1 112 (98.25%) C++
2 74 (64.91%) SQL
3 73 (64.04%) Unix
4 56 (49.12%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 53 (46.49%) Oracle
6 48 (42.11%) Multithreading
7 46 (40.35%) Perl
8 45 (39.47%) Linux
9 42 (36.84%) Software Engineering
10 40 (35.09%) OO
11 39 (34.21%) Release Management
12 38 (33.33%) Electronic Trading
13 36 (31.58%) Python
14 34 (29.82%) OLTP
15 32 (28.07%) Algorithmic Trading
16 31 (27.19%) Low Latency
17 30 (26.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 27 (23.68%) Front Office
18 27 (23.68%) Finance
18 27 (23.68%) SDLC
18 27 (23.68%) Banking
19 25 (21.93%) Oracle Database
19 25 (21.93%) Database Tuning
20 23 (20.18%) Risk Management
21 21 (18.42%) Algorithms
22 20 (17.54%) Java
23 18 (15.79%) High Availability
24 17 (14.91%) Multithreaded Programming
25 14 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
25 14 (12.28%) Investment Banking

STL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.75%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (1.75%) MS Project
1 2 (1.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Summit
1 1 (0.88%) SunGard Martini
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (29.82%) OLTP
2 25 (21.93%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.39%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.75%) MySQL
4 2 (1.75%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.88%) ObjectStore
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle APEX
General
1 27 (23.68%) Banking
1 27 (23.68%) Finance
1 27 (23.68%) Front Office
2 14 (12.28%) Investment Banking
3 4 (3.51%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.75%) Back Office
4 2 (1.75%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 110 (96.49%) Developer
2 104 (91.23%) C++ Developer
3 14 (12.28%) C++/Java Developer
3 14 (12.28%) Java Developer
4 12 (10.53%) Low Latency C++ Developer
4 12 (10.53%) Unix Developer
5 11 (9.65%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
5 11 (9.65%) Electronic Trading Developer
6 7 (6.14%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
6 7 (6.14%) Oracle Developer
7 5 (4.39%) Linux Developer
7 5 (4.39%) Quantitative Developer
8 2 (1.75%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
8 2 (1.75%) C++ Developer - Algorithmic Trading
8 2 (1.75%) DevOps Manager
8 2 (1.75%) E-Commerce Developer
8 2 (1.75%) Front Office C++ Developer
8 2 (1.75%) Front Office Developer
8 2 (1.75%) MySQL Developer
8 2 (1.75%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (49.12%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 14 (12.28%) Swing
3 13 (11.40%) XML
4 12 (10.53%) Middleware
5 11 (9.65%) CSS
5 11 (9.65%) EJB
5 11 (9.65%) HTML
5 11 (9.65%) J2EE
5 11 (9.65%) JSP
5 11 (9.65%) Web Services
5 11 (9.65%) XML Schema
5 11 (9.65%) XSLT
6 3 (2.63%) RESTful
6 3 (2.63%) Spring
7 2 (1.75%) CORBA
8 1 (0.88%) Django
8 1 (0.88%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.88%) Twisted
8 1 (0.88%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.88%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 30 (26.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 21 (18.42%) Algorithms
3 12 (10.53%) Fixed Income
4 11 (9.65%) N-Tier
5 5 (4.39%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.39%) Derivative
6 4 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.51%) Mathematics
7 3 (2.63%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.75%) Grid Computing
8 2 (1.75%) Market Risk
8 2 (1.75%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.88%) Credit Derivative
9 1 (0.88%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.88%) Equities
9 1 (0.88%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 73 (64.04%) Unix
2 45 (39.47%) Linux
3 13 (11.40%) Solaris
4 8 (7.02%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (42.11%) Multithreading
2 42 (36.84%) Software Engineering
3 40 (35.09%) OO
4 39 (34.21%) Release Management
5 38 (33.33%) Electronic Trading
6 32 (28.07%) Algorithmic Trading
7 31 (27.19%) Low Latency
8 27 (23.68%) SDLC
9 25 (21.93%) Database Tuning
10 23 (20.18%) Risk Management
11 18 (15.79%) High Availability
12 17 (14.91%) Multithreaded Programming
13 14 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (11.40%) E-Commerce
14 13 (11.40%) UML
15 9 (7.89%) Regression Testing
16 8 (7.02%) Unit Testing
17 7 (6.14%) High-Frequency Trading
18 6 (5.26%) Validation
19 3 (2.63%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 112 (98.25%) C++
2 74 (64.91%) SQL
3 46 (40.35%) Perl
4 36 (31.58%) Python
5 20 (17.54%) Java
6 11 (9.65%) JavaScript
7 8 (7.02%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.63%) C#
9 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (12.28%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.28%) MiFID
Vendors
1 53 (46.49%) Oracle
2 12 (10.53%) Solace
3 7 (6.14%) Cognizant
3 7 (6.14%) TIBCO
4 5 (4.39%) Talarian
5 2 (1.75%) Bloomberg
5 2 (1.75%) Reuters
5 2 (1.75%) SmartStream
5 2 (1.75%) Thunderhead
6 1 (0.88%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.88%) Sophis
6 1 (0.88%) SunGard
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